More and more people are buying into the DIY culture. After all, not only is it a good way to save money around the home but it also enables you to add your own personal stamp to your property. It is something to be proud of. Nevertheless, this is only going to be the case if you carry out the task properly. You are not going to be proud of your DIY efforts if it results in a massive hole in the wall or even bigger problems! With that being said, continue reading to discover some of the biggest improvement blunders people make so that you can avoid them.(more…)
Spring usually gets all the love when it comes to decluttering and cleaning, but there are some great benefits to reorganising your house at the end of the year. It can be easy to get caught up in the momentum of the holiday season and the coming new year. It’s also common to prioritise decluttering areas of your house that you see the most often, but that means that your storage spaces can build up with boxes of stuff you don’t need. By avoiding the post-holiday rush and finally sorting through items you have stored away, you can face 2022 with renewed energy.
Getting out your holiday decorations from the depths of your shed or attic is the perfect opportunity to tackle the rest of your storage area. Until you go through them, you never know how much unwanted mess is building up in the places you don’t think to look. Since you have to dig out your tree and stockings anyway, you may as well start looking through neglected boxes that surround them. There could even be a treasure trove tucked behind the abundance of tangled twinkle lights!(more…)
If you’re in the process of searching for your family’s forever home, you’ll know how much pressure there is on that decision. There are so many things that you need to consider and you don’t want to make a purchase as big as this until you’re completely sure that you’ve found the right place. So if you’re looking for your family’s perfect home, here’s how to approach the challenge and avoid having regrets later.(more…)
As a homeowner, one of the things that you’ll no doubt care most about is making sure that your family is as safe as possible when they’re at home. After all, this is your safe haven and it should be the place where you’re all able to feel safest. So what can you do to make sure that your family feels safe at home at all times? The tips and ideas below will answer that question for you.(more…)
While most home styles come and go, minimalism is a timeless trend classic that’s been top of style trend lists for years. Centring around the idea of decluttering using decor that does more with less, white walls, bare floorboards, and stark accessories have certainly long been house-based go-to’s for many.
Yet, surprisingly few of us realise that a minimalist outlook can work equally well when we take it outside. While you might not be able to approach this style choice in the same way given that this is such a different setting, there’s certainly a lot to be said for stripped-back outdoor spaces that improve curb appeal without overwhelming.(more…)
Whether the kids have moved out or you’re just fed up with cleaning unused rooms, downsizing is a reality that comes to us all eventually. It’s cheaper, easier, and let’s face it – smaller homes can be cute! Unfortunately, despite promises of cosy vibes and simplified living, your downsizing quest may have got stuck on something of a downer.
After all, in life, we’re taught to want more, meaning that this quest for less automatically goes against your nature. In reality, though, there’s no reason to feel down about downsizing, and a home move like this can offer even more significant future potential. Before that’s possible, though, you’re going to want to consider the following reasons why you’re down on downsizing, and how exactly you can overcome them.(more…)
If you love to shop, you’ll know that one of the hardest things that you can do is declutter your home and your life to clear things away. You’ve been shopping and you know that you’ve bought a million things that you love. In fact, you’ve been accumulating things for years and they’re building up in the house really quickly. The time has come for you to either move house or start to move your stuff out for a renovation project to go ahead – what are you going to do with everything in the way?
Well, the simple answer to that is to declutter it all! Clearing out all of the clutter is going to make your house feel more open, cleaner and in a way, cleansed. It doesn’t mean that it’s easy to declutter, however. You need to consider Self Storage to hold your things if you’re planning a huge clear out and clean, and you need to think about getting some help if your storage issues are out of control. Other than that, here are the decluttering tips that you didn’t know you needed!(more…)